Position Details
Reference Number 31677
Position Title Residential Drug & Alcohol Welfare Worker - Casual Bank
Employment Type Casual
Location Drug and Alcohol
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 7,200 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Western Health’s multidisciplinary team has an exciting opportunity for Casual employment as a Drug and Alcohol Welfare Worker in the Community Residential Withdrawal Unit.

We specialise in taking a holistic approach to supporting voluntary and forensic referral clients in the withdrawal, management and conversion of all drug types and in withdrawal from alcohol.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Ian Denney
Contact Number 03 8345 6730
Contact Email ian.denney@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Ruben Ruolle
Alternate Contact Number 03 8345 7035
Closing Date 12/01/2018
Position Description 2018 Welfare Worker Detox unit PD.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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